Embodying Chinese Five Elements: Creativity of Fire coming together with Earth

Here is a recent creative approach, shortly before the Nov 3 presidential elections, amidst the uncertainty and turmoil leading up to the final days and post election week.  It embodies the joy of creating attributed to the Fire Element in … Continue reading

Synergy & Embodiment of Yin and Yang

written by Li-Lan Hsiang Weiss, Licensed Acupuncturist You’ve all seen the Yin Yang Symbol: ancient circular symbol of duality, interdependence, and change.  It is a symbol that is meant to be a way of creating/understanding order and also about moving … Continue reading

Chinese Five Element Senses

Written by Li-Lan Hsiang Weiss L.Ac. September 15, 2020 Graphic by Paget Fink of Paget Fink Designs   “Deep relaxation and listening for the Water element, guided visualization for the Wood element, taste and connection to the Heart for the Fire … Continue reading

Intro to the Chinese Five Elements

The Chinese Daoist Five Elements are based on thousands of years of observations of nature, its relationships, and the human body and spirit.  They form one of the foundations of Chinese medicine, which include acupuncture, Chinese herbal formulas, Qi Gong … Continue reading

Chinese Five Element Personality Types

  This is part of a series of blog posts by Li-Lan Hsiang Weiss L.Ac. on the practical uses of the Chinese Daoist Five Elements and how they can be used as a fun and insightful way for self-reflection.  You … Continue reading

Chinese Lucky Foods

Chinese Lucky Foods by Lillian Bridges: Licensed acupuncturist and leading authority on Chinese face reading and diagnosis Chinese New Year is the biggest holiday celebrated by Chinese people around the world.  Here’s a list of lucky foods to eat during the Chinese … Continue reading

Our Integrative Treatment of Chronic Menstrual Pain

Gynecological conditions require treating the whole woman, taking into account her emotions, the situations in her life, the phase of life she is in, her physical state of health, her mental state, the stressors in her life, how much motivation … Continue reading